From the Graebel Newsroom.
COLLINS APPOINTED CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER AND PRESIDENT AT GRAEBEL
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(Aurora COLO USA) – The global relocation management enterprise, Graebel Companies, Inc., chief executive officer Bill Graebel SGMS, has announced the appointment of Dale Collins MBA, SCRP, GMS to chief innovation officer and president of the global transportation service divisions.
Collins’ illustrious global relocation and mobility career has spanned four decades on three continents. Since 2011, he was the chief executive officer at Santa Fe Relocation in the EMEA region. Prior to the parent company EAC acquisition of Interdean Relocation Services, he was that firm’s chief executive officer for four years. From 2000 to 2007, Collins held executive roles including president at Graebel Movers International, Inc. Collins is also recognized for the successful launch of an Internet service provider and technology business named Africa Online in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
2016, Collins will serve as the chairman of the board at Worldwide ERC® – which is a paid-membership association that is focused on corporate and government mobility, and that is headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan area with offices in Belgium and China.
“I am pleased to announce that Dale Collins has returned to the Graebel organization in these key positions as the president of our international forwarding and global move management transportation divisions and as our first chief innovation officer (CINO) for the Graebel Companies, Inc. As CINO, Dale Collins will be our ideation management leader for which he will be principally focused on breakthrough innovations inspired by the voice of the customer (VOC) concepts from our global team. Our principles will be the foundation from which Dale will identify then develop strategies, business opportunities, new technologies and processes, and a transformational model with our global supplier network.”
“He is a highly respected global relocation and mobility leader and has led teams and organizations in the UK, Italy, St. Thomas, France, Cote d’Ivoire and the U.S. There’s no question that Dale Collins’ vast c-level experience internationally, and his decidedly successful time with us previously, will ensure that Graebel Companies’ global trajectory will be exceedingly successful,” concluded Bill Graebel.
Collins was conferred an MBA from Regent University and Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Mathematics from Texas A&M University. He has achieved Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP®) and Global Mobility Specialist (GMS®) Worldwide ERC® certifications. Additionally, Collins has been an adjunct professor of business at Saint Xavier University and is a past president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Abidjan.